Because the VHS understands the mental and physical benefits of owning pets, the shelter offers adoptable animals free of charge to the community’s senior citizens. The Pets for Seniors program waives the adoption fee for senior citizens who qualify.
Senior adopters must still complete the required paperwork and it must be approved by an adoption counselor, as with any other adoption. The fee is waived if the following qualifications are met:
If all of the above requirements are not met, the adopter will be charged the regular adoption fee for the animal.